The Law Offices of Christopher Modelewski, PC

Christopher Modelewski is an experienced attorney offering high quality legal services to individuals and businesses in New York. Drawing from his substantial knowledge and training as a former prosecutor and municipal corporate counsel, the firm offers a full range of legal services in many areas of the law. Cases which have been successfully litigated by Mr. Modelewski dating from the commencement of his career have been reported in Newsday and the New York Law Journal.

No matter what the your legal matter involves, you can be assured that it will be handled professionally and efficiently. The firm has “of counsel” relationships with other notable attorneys in additional areas of the law. No matter what your case is about, you can be assured of vigorous representation and the highest of professional standards.

NY Appellate Court Overturns Decision by ZBA Finding Issuance of a Building Permit for Garage was not a Permissible Accessory Use under the Ordinance

The zoning board approved the issuance of a building permit for the construction of a large garage on a lot located in an R-2 residential zone. The ZBA determined that the garage was a permitted accessory use and did not require an area variance. The appellate court disagreed, finding that the decision of the board was not …